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Sunday School has resumed.

posted Sep 25, 2017, 2:12 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Sep 25, 2017, 2:12 PM ]

All children Kindergarten to fifth grade are welcome.


Bowmansville Out-Reach Dinners

posted Aug 29, 2017, 1:41 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Aug 29, 2017, 2:46 PM ]

 

Bowmansville Out-Reach Dinners

September 27th 5:00 pm until ?

Meatloaf (Madness) Dinner*

Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, coffee/tea/dessert

October 18th 5:00 pm until ?

Chicken & Biscuit dinner*

Biscuits, Mashed Potatoes, squash, coffee/tea/dessert

November 7th 5:00 pm until ?

Election Day Spaghetti Dinner*

Chef Salad, Spaghetti, Meatball, Brownie/coffee/tea

December: NO dinner

January:

Do we want to do a dinner? (Soup & Bread?)

February: Pending

March: pending

*Free Will Offering

Rally Day

posted Jul 1, 2017, 12:39 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Mark you calendars for a church-wide Rally Day and picnic with Faith United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 10 starting with a church service at 11:00 a..m.  The event will be at Como Park in Lancaster again this year, however, the venue has been moved to the James Depczynski Casino to allow for more indoor seating.  (NOTE:  There is no church service at BUMC or Faith on that Sunday.....join us at the park.)

Lunch will be at 12:30.  Please bring your own table service, a dish to share, and a comfortable lawn chair. Pastor Jim is providing the hot dogs and rolls.  Beverages will be supplied.  

Please let the office know if you plan to attend.


Lancaster Faith - BUMC Laity Appreciation Dinner

posted Jun 2, 2017, 10:07 AM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Jun 2, 2017, 10:09 AM ]

WHERE:  Faith UMC, 5505 Broadway, Lancaster

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 27th 6:30 PM

WHAT:  Buffet Dinner catered by the Whistle Stop)

COST:  $13.00 per person.  Make check payable to Faith UMC.

DEADLINE:  JUNE 18th.


Father's Day - June 18

posted Jun 2, 2017, 9:10 AM by Bowmansville UMC

In honor of the gentlemen of the congregation, a donation will be sent to the Freedom Lounge.  (See more information about the Freedom Lounge in "From the Pews" section.)


Pentecost - June 4

posted Jun 2, 2017, 8:53 AM by Bowmansville UMC

On June 4, 2017, Christians around the world will observe Pentecost Sunday.  This day signifies the day Jesus Christ ascended to heaven and the Holy Spirit descended to bless His apostles. The word is taken from the Greek term "pentekoste," meaning "fiftieth." It was the fiftieth day after Easter Sunday when Jesus Christ ascended to heaven and the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles.
Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/pentecost-2017-date-when-is-pentecost-and-what-does-it-signify-180197/#bgybjqzeY0AK6K41.99
 
Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/pentecost-2017-date-when-is-pentecost-and-what-does-it-signify-180197/#bgybjqzeY0AK6K41.99


At BUMC, we will celebrate the Day of Pentecost by wearing RED. The Worship Committee also asks that you bring a RED candle and a RED flowering plant for the altar. If you like, you may take your flower home or leave it to be planted at the church.


Mother's Day - May 14th

posted May 4, 2017, 4:48 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated May 4, 2017, 5:14 PM ]

American Gold Star Mothers is an organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country.  Ann Davis from Gold Star Moms will be giving a 10 - 15 minute presentation during church service on May 7 concerning the organization.  This year during church, we will be making a donation to Gold Star Moms. Our March and April communion offerings will be donated to this organization.  Andrea McCarthy will accept any additional donations for Gold Star Moms and deliver them to Ann Davis during the week. 


The Gold Star Moms could also use the following donations:

diapers, baby wipes, children's toys, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, deodorant, games (all ages) and sweatpants for men and women.



God Bless All Mothers


Men's Communion Breakfast

posted Mar 28, 2017, 10:02 AM by Bowmansville UMC

Calling all BUMMS....... join with other Methodist men for breakfast and fellowship

WHEN:    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. (yikes!)

WHERE:   Marilla UMC


Lenten Services

posted Feb 23, 2017, 12:51 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Feb 23, 2017, 12:57 PM ]

Dates and times for Lenten services have been planned by the Worship and Celebration Team in conjunction with Pastor Jim.  Please note we will have some combined services with Faith and Good Friday Service will only be held at Faith.

Ash Wednesday                 3/1/17, 6:30 p.m.     Joint Service at BUMC
Maundy Thursday              4/13/17, 6:30 p.m.   Joint Service at BUMC
Good Friday                       4/14/17, 7 p.m.        Joint Service at Faith
Easter Sunrise Service        4/16/17 7:30 a.m.    BUMC, followed by a continental breakfast and our
                                                                           usual 9:00 a.m. service  



Confirmation Class

posted Feb 23, 2017, 12:38 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Do you have children who need confirmation into the Methodist church, no matter what the age? Do you as parents remember your confirmation? Or would you like to accompany your children in confirmation sessions as a neat way to show your support and get a "refresher" into what Methodist means!

Confirmation classes will require travel to other churches & places, so parent participation would be a plus!

Pastor Jim

Please advise Pastor Jim or Sandy of your desire to be included in a confirmation class.


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